Le Redoutable

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Nominal Guns74NNF-1715
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down12.1749NNF-1715
Launched5.5.1752NNF-1715
First Commissioned1.1753NNF-1715
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1715
Ship ClassTéméraire ClassNNF-1715
ConstructorFrançois Coulomb (1653/54-1716/17)NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the Line NNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Sunk in Action18.8.1759NNF-1715

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck163' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)52.9424 (173′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth43' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.9664 (45′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold20' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.496 (21′ 3″ Imperial)
Burthen1,580Ton 

Armament


1.1753Broadside Weight = 838 French Livre (904.3696 lbs 410.201 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck28 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle16 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1.17536666 officers, 660 menNNF-1715

2 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1756Chef d'escadre Pierre-André de Glandevès du Castellet (1689-1772)FWIKI1759 - 18.8.1759Capitaine de VaisseauPaul-Hippolyte de Beauvilliers (1712-1788)FWIKI

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
28.5.1757 - 2.5.1758Garde de la Marine Charels Pierre Claret (Comte de Fleurieu) (1738-1810)ref:1275

Service History


DateEventSource
20.5.1756Battle of Minorca
18.8.1759Battle of Lagos Bay

 

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